string quartet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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string quartetnoun [C]

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[+ sing/pl verb] a ​group of four ​instruments with ​strings that ​play together: A ​stringquartet consists of two ​violins, a ​viola, and a ​cello. [+ sing/pl verb] a ​piece of ​music written for such a ​group: Haydn's ​worksinclude 84 ​stringquartets.
(Definition of string quartet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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string quartetnoun [C]

 /ˈstrɪŋ kwɔrˈtet/
a ​group of four ​people who ​playmusic together on ​instruments with ​strings
(Definition of string quartet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “string quartet”
in Chinese (Simplified) 弦乐四重奏, 弦乐四重奏曲…
in Chinese (Traditional) 弦樂四重奏, 弦樂四重奏曲…
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